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Formula 1: FIA concludes Michael Masi made human error, but acted in 'good faith' in controversial finale
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Formula 1: FIA concludes Michael Masi made human error, but acted in 'good faith' in controversial finale

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen won his first world title after overtaking Mercedes star Lewis Hamilton on the last lap of Abu Dhabi GP following a controversial restart procedure.

Formula 1: FIA change rules to avoid repeat of 2021 Abu Dhabi final race drama
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Formula 1: FIA change rules to avoid repeat of 2021 Abu Dhabi final race drama

In order to ensure that there won't be a repeat, and after a discussion with the teams, the FIA has amended the relevant rule, which now specifies that all lapped cars must be waved past the leader if it is considered safe to do so.

Formula 1: Russian Grand Prix cancelled in wake of Ukraine crisis
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Formula 1: Russian Grand Prix cancelled in wake of Ukraine crisis

F1 were reacting to Russian President Vladimir Putin defying Western warnings to unleash a full-scale invasion on Thursday that quickly claimed dozens of lives and displaced at least 100,000 people.

Formula 1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix inquiry decision set for 18 March
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Formula 1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix inquiry decision set for 18 March

Hamilton was poised to capture a record-breaking eighth world title at the Abu Dhabi finale in December before a controversial safety car restart allowed Verstappen to pass the British driver on the last lap.

Formula 1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to be reviewed by FIA for future lessons
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Formula 1: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to be reviewed by FIA for future lessons

Verstappen claimed his first world title when he passed Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes on the final lap. He was given the opportunity after a key decision by race director Michael Masi.

Formula 1 planning to have six qualifying sprint races in coming season, says Ross Brawn
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Formula 1 planning to have six qualifying sprint races in coming season, says Ross Brawn

The two that have been trialled so far this season at Silverstone and Monza have been generally well-received, with a third scheduled for Brazil later this month.

Formula 1: Qatar to hold its first ever Grand Prix in November
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Formula 1: Qatar to hold its first ever Grand Prix in November

Qatar has also signed a 10-year deal to host Formula One from 2023.

Formula 1 2021: Red Bull gets FIA to review incident involving Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton at British GP
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Formula 1 2021: Red Bull gets FIA to review incident involving Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton at British GP

The team has been fuming since contact between Verstappen and Hamilton on the first lap of the British Grand Prix caused Verstappen to crash hard into a barrier.

Formula 1: Russian GP to shift from Sochi to St Petersburg from 2023
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Formula 1: Russian GP to shift from Sochi to St Petersburg from 2023

Sochi has hosted Formula 1 every year since it joined the calendar in 2014 on the site where it hosted the Winter Olympics the same year.

Former Formula 1 driver Karun Chandhok appointed to Board of Directors of Motorsport UK
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Former Formula 1 driver Karun Chandhok appointed to Board of Directors of Motorsport UK

Chandhok is one of the only two Indian drivers to have made it to Formula 1 with the other being Narain Karthikeyan.

Max Mosley, racing boss who took on British tabloids and oversaw global spread of Formula 1, dies at 81
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Max Mosley, racing boss who took on British tabloids and oversaw global spread of Formula 1, dies at 81

Max Mosley, who shook off the stigma of his family’s links to fascism to become international motorsport’s top administrator and later made a stand as a privacy campaigner in response to tabloid stories about his sex life, has died. He was 81.

Formula 1: Canadian Grand Prix cancelled due to COVID-19 health measures
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Formula 1: Canadian Grand Prix cancelled due to COVID-19 health measures

"Due to the health measures put in place to fight COVID-19, the Canadian Grand Prix has been cancelled for a second consecutive year," Canadian authorities said in a statement.

Formula E: Rome, Valencia get double header each as calendar expands to 10 races
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Formula E: Rome, Valencia get double header each as calendar expands to 10 races

Valencia is appearing on the calendar for the first time at the existing Ricardo Tormo circuit.

Formula E adds six races to 2021 calendar, to release remainder of schedule in 'early spring'
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Formula E adds six races to 2021 calendar, to release remainder of schedule in 'early spring'

Now in its seventh season, this year's winner will be recognised as an official FIA world champion for the first time, a sign of the championships' growing stature.

Formula E season to begin with two races in Saudi Arabia in late February
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Formula E season to begin with two races in Saudi Arabia in late February

The campaign had initially been due to start in Chile on 16-17 January but those races have had to be postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton gets green light to race at Abu Dhabi GP after COVID-19 recovery
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Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton gets green light to race at Abu Dhabi GP after COVID-19 recovery

Hamilton missed last Sunday's Sakhir GP, but the FIA and Mercedes both confirmed that he had passed a number of negative COVID-19 tests after completing a 10-day quarantine period in Bahrain

Formula 1 2020: FIA launch investigation into Romain Grosjean's Bahrain GP crash
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Formula 1 2020: FIA launch investigation into Romain Grosjean's Bahrain GP crash

The French Formula One driver somehow wrenched himself free from his blazing Haas car with just burns to his hands and a broken left foot after a collision with Daniil Kvyat on the first lap of Sunday's Grand Prix. He left the hospital on Wednesday.

Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton set to miss Sakhir Grand Prix after testing postive for COVID-19
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Formula 1 2020: Lewis Hamilton set to miss Sakhir Grand Prix after testing postive for COVID-19

The Mercedes team said it would announce a replacement driver later in the week

Formula 1 2020: Romain Grosjean praises halo safety device after surviving horror crash during Bahrain GP
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Formula 1 2020: Romain Grosjean praises halo safety device after surviving horror crash during Bahrain GP

Grosjean, 34, trapped in his cockpit, flew under the barrier as it gave way and as his car burst into flames, splitting in two on impact, but managed to escape with only "light burns" to his hands and ankles.

Formula 1 2020: Red Bull sporting director Jonathan Wheatley to miss Bahrain GP after testing positive for COVID-19
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Formula 1 2020: Red Bull sporting director Jonathan Wheatley to miss Bahrain GP after testing positive for COVID-19

The vastly-experienced key pit-wall decision-maker returned a positive test during mandatory pre-race tests and will be isolation for 10-days in line with the sport’s protocols and public health guidelines.